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Oklahoma City’s downtown skyline is set for more growth

Downtown Oklahoma City real estate experts say up to three new headquarters may be announced in the near future.

BY STEVE LACKMEYER Published: October 21, 2012
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When Devon Energy announced it was building a new 50-story headquarters, some civic leaders worried the development would create a huge vacancy in the office market and hamper the revival of downtown Oklahoma City.

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Low-rise changes

Even without the emergence of new high-rise office towers, downtown’s skyline is set to see more low- to mid-rise buildings added in the next couple of years. New hotels include the 11-story Hilton Garden Inn in Bricktown, a six- to eight-story Marriott Springhill Suites at Russell Perry and NE 1 in Deep Deuce, and two more hotels, each six to eight stories high, on the south side of Sheridan Avenue at Byers Avenue. SandRidge Energy will build a five-story amenities building at 120 Robert S. Kerr Ave. and a building up to 14 stories high at Broadway and Robert S. Kerr Ave. A four-story apartment complex is being built at NE 4 and Oklahoma. A convention center will be built, likely two to three stories high, south of Myriad Gardens, and a three-story elementary will be built at Sheridan and Walker Avenues.

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